Books tagged: saints in the catholic church

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Saint Catherine of Bologna
Series: Super Saints, Book 41. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
St. Catherine was born Catherine de Virgi in Bologna, Italy on Our Lady’s Birthday, September the 8th, 1413. Her father, Giovanni de Virgi, was a member of the nobility of Ferrara, as well as a highly-respected lawyer and lecturer at the famous University of Bologna. He married Benvenuta Mammolini who was also of a noble family of Bologna.
Saint Nicholas of Tolentino
Series: Super Saints, Book 43. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Saint Nicholas of Tolentino was the pride of the Augustinian Community which flourished in the northeastern section of Italy known as the Marches. He was born in the year 1245, not too far from Tolentino where he spent most of his life as a religious. His elderly parents had not been able to bear a child.
Saint Roch
Series: Super Saints, Book 44. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Miracle Worker - Patron Saint of Cholera, Plague, epidemics, dogs, dog lovers, pilgrims, bachelors, surgeons and grave diggers, among others. Family, the Lord works in powerful ways. What a time for Saint Roch to come back into our lives than now, when the world is in the midst of an epidemic, the Swine Flu. St. Roch is the patron saint of plagues and epidemics, among other things.
Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos
Series: Super Saints, Book 45. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Who is this Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, and why is there such a great devotion to him? There are those who had called him a living saint during his lifetime. Very few people could have anything but great admiration and love for him. He was born in Fussen, Germany in 1819.
Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati
Series: Super Saints, Book 46. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Little did Alfredo Frassati and his wife Adelaide Ametis expect, or recognize, for one moment, the young man God sent to them on Holy Saturday, April 6th in the year 1901, would become a powerful role model of the 20th century.
Saints Francis de Sales and Jane Frances de Chantal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
What were his parents thinking about for this, their first baby? Would he continue in the House of Savoie, taking care of the land, his heritage? Would Francis Bonaventure follow in the footsteps of his namesakes? Although we read that both parents were traditional Catholics, could they have had any idea what they were doing when they gave such powerful names to their newborn?
Saint Gabriel Possenti
Series: Super Saints, Book 47. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
St. Gabriel Possenti was twenty-four years old when he died. We are always asked the question, “Why does God take someone in the prime of their life and snuff out that life?”
Saint Rose of Viterbo
Series: Super Saints, Book 48. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
This is the story of a Saint and a Sinner. This story, another part of our 2000 year journey as a Church and a people of God, is about Rose who was raised to Sainthood and Frederick the sinner who God would use to raise her to that height of piety and virtue which forms a Saint.
Saint Margaret of Cortona
Series: Super Saints, Book 49. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
As we begin our story of Saint Margaret, we need to add another name that has been used to paint a portrait of this gentle, yet powerful Saint: “Magdalen of the Seraphic Order.” A book could be written around that one title. But then let Jesus speak to you.
Saint Augustine and Saint Monica
Series: Super Saints, Book 50. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
We talk of touchability and we think of this Saint. If we’re not careful, we ignore his strength, and become comfortable in his weakness. We speak of conversion, and he comes right to the forefront of our minds. It’s so reassuring; St. Augustine had 30 years to reform his life. We like that idea; convert me, Lord, but can You wait ‘till tomorrow!